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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 9:16 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until further notice... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Mississippi River at Red River Landing.
* From Monday morning until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 45.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise above flood stage by Monday
February 26th and then continue rising until cresting at around 57.0
feet by Thursday March 15th.
* Impact... at 54.0 feet... all river islands along The Reach from Red
River Landing to Baton Rouge will be inundated. Recreational camps
and river bottom land will be under water. Water approaches Angola
farm land.
* Impact... at 51.0 feet... all river islands along The Reach from Red
River Landing to Baton Rouge will be inundated. Recreational camps
and river bottom farm land will be under water.
* Impact... at 48.0 feet... access roads will be inundated and
evacuation of all river islands must be complete. Protection of
people and property in the river bottom land on the river side of
the levees must be complete.
* Impact... at 46.0 feet... river traffic will become dangerous. A levee
crevasse would flood adjacent farm land. Significant flooding of
Raccourci Island will continue and evacuation of the island is
recommended.
* Impact... at 45.0 feet... between the 40 and 45 foot stage flooding of
Raccourci Island becomes significant. At the 45 foot stage
evacuation of the island is recommended.



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